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‘Nanaimo is next’ for urgent primary care centre

B.C. Health Minister says new centre coming in next few months to reduce the strain on health system

Overworked and understaffed: More than 300 vacancies in Vancouver Island nursing

Tentative deal with province includes ‘working short premium’ to encourage hiring

Victoria teen with diabetes told ‘no food’ on B.C. Transit bus

B. C. Transit apologizes, saying it will look into food and drink policy

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Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash pleads guilty

Police officer recounts car chase and takedown in Nanaimo drive-by shooting trial

B.C. Supreme Court trial sees RCMP officer testify about multi-jurisdictional car chase

Victoria police seek witnesses after assault reported by man in wheelchair

Cops hope to speak with witnesses near Yates and Douglas on Jan. 13 between 1:45 and 3:15 p.m.

City of Victoria denies cannabis lounge business licence

Terp City Canna Lounge has been illegally operating for several years

Celebration of life planned for retired Abbotsford Police sergeant

Shinder Kirk died Dec. 22 in a two-car crash in Nanaimo

Long-term care facility coming to Courtenay

Work on 126-bed facility to get underway later this year

Firefighters save two dogs in Oak Bay house fire

Home saved, but damages could hit $100k

  • Jan 16, 2019

Cat’s out of the bag: feline licensing called for

Victoria Natural History Society asks capital region to keep cats under control

Qualicum Beach council big on support for multi-use cinema proposal

Society asks for 10,000 square feet, gets recommendation to consider with strategic plan

Victoria/Saanich amalgamation advocate predicts citizens assembly in place by late spring

Shellie Gudgson promises Amalgamation Yes won’t participate in assembly

Second fatal crash occurs in Alberni Valley

Traffic on Highway 4 is being re-routed as investigators are en route

  • Jan 15, 2019

Unhappy Nanaimo council wants action on troubled supportive housing project

Residents point to a lack of safety and security in the neighbourhood

Saanich Police nab drunk driver who passed out at two red lights, kept driving

Hot rod motorcyclist, excessive speeding part of busy start to 2019 for Saanich Police traffic

Portables arrive for students on Hornby Island

Five months after fire ravaged school, interim classroom ferried over

Busted water main floods Esquimalt home

Construction crew struck main during CRD wastewater facility construction